Winter News from AHS Media Center

Media Happenings

Students Giving Feedback to Publishers through YALSA's Top Ten Teen Reader Program

Atlantic HS's Book Club was chosen to be part of a national program which allows teens to read galleys (books that have are about to be published) and give feedback and their opinion to the publishers. Our students are very excited to the be the first people reading novels and knowing that their opinion is important! Anyone can join and be a part of this program- just come on down and we will show your the titles.

Author, Elle Cosimano Visits

Thursday, March 9th, 12pm

Media Center Workroom

Author if Nearly Gone, Nearly Found and latest award winner, Holding Smoke, will be at Atlantic March 9. She will work with our Creative Writing Class, our ALAG academy and join us for lunch in the Media Center with Book Club. All are welcome to hear her at lunch.

Battle of the Books- with Florida Teens Read titles

Thursday, March 9th, 12:15-1:30pm

Media Center Workroom

AHS will be battling it out against Deltona High School as we test our knowledge of ten of this year Florida Teens Read books.

Top Readers and Titles

In just 2 months, these are how many books our top readers read:


1.LYDECKER, ASHLEY ANN -14 books

2.WILLIAMS, TIFFANY 14 books

3.RATHUR, YASMIN ELYSE 13 books

4.WRIGHT, ADAM RUSSELL 13 books

5.ZHENG, NANCY 13 books

6.DENTON, RYAN 12 books

7.MCNUTT, BRANDON 11 books

8.BAUMGARDNER, JUSTIN 10 books

9.MCALEER, ERIK 8 books

10.FLEURY, ISABELLA 8 books


and our popular titles this January and February are:

But Then I Came Back by Estelle Laure

Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor

The Disappearances by Emily Murphy

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Ben Saenz Alire

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Venturess by Betsy Cornwell

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong